There is nothing better than owning a beautiful flower garden without spending a ton of money. You can save money on flowers for your garden by buying more seeds and fewer plants. And in this article, we’ve put together a list of the fastest-growing flower seeds that will fill up your garden with beautiful bright blooms in the shortest time possible. What’s more, these flower seeds are also great for the classroom and teaching your kids about gardening at home. Spend your time learning about them with us!
Most annual flowers need about 95 days from seed to flower. But the ones that made our list start popping blooms in less than a week and flower in about 2 months. They are quick to sprout, grow, and come into bloom when be grown in good conditions of soil, warm weather. They are easy to grow with minimal take care, so if you are not good at gardening, you also can plant them and have a gorgeous garden.
Petunias are popular, fast-growing annuals that bloom all summer. The seeds will germinate in 7 – 10 days and the plants will bloom in about 12 weeks.
Poppies are great for brightening up your garden with their beautiful orange, yellow, pink, and red flowers. It takes 10 – 21 days for the seeds to germinate and 9 – 12 weeks for the plants to bloom.
Sunflowers are popular, rapid-growing annuals with large yellow flowers. The seeds can be planted in spring when the soil is warm and they’ll germinate in 7 – 10 days and begin to bloom in about 10 weeks.
Nasturtiums are fast-growing annuals that have bright orange, yellow and red flowers. It takes about 10 to 14 days for nasturtium seeds to germinate and they will begin blooming in 5 to 7 weeks.
#5 Sweet Alyssum
This flower is a quick-growing annual that produces masses of tiny fragrant flowers. They’re great for ground covers, rock gardens, and pots. Sweet alyssum seeds germinate fast, usually in about 4 days.
Marigolds are popular, fast-growing annuals with beautiful bright orange and yellow flowers. Marigold seeds germinate in less than a week when planted in warm, moist soil and will begin to flower in about 8 weeks.
Zinnia is one of the fastest-growing annuals from seed. The seeds germinate in 7 to 10 days and start blooming in 60 to 70 days.
Cornflowers are quick-growing flowers that are great for attracting bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects to the garden. The flowers also come in pink, purple, white, red varieties, and are edible. Cornflower seeds germinate in 7 – 10 days and the plants begin to bloom in about 90 days.
Nigella has beautiful flowers in a range of colors including blue, white, pink, and purple. The seeds germinate in 7 – 14 days.
Cosmos are easy to grow annually. They come in a range of colors with pink, red, orange, yellow, maroon, and white. The seeds will germinate in 5 – 7 days and they’ll begin to bloom in about 7 weeks.